Episode I: What Is Cancer?

What is it, how does it start, and how has our understanding of cancer changed? Learn from the leading experts.

Cancer research and treatment is at the beginning of a whole new era of targeted, molecular treatments. This program sets the stage for understanding this. More...

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Episode 2: Voices

What does "living with cancer" really mean? Meet some amazing people.

This program presents the reality of cancer as experienced by the patients themselves. Five patients of varying ages and at different stages of the disease - and with their families and caregivers- are followed through cancer diagnosis, treatments and afterward. More...

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Episode III: New Directions

How far do we still have to go to stop cancer, and how are we going to get there?

At any given time, thousands of new cancer treatments are being tested on patients in what are called clinical trials. Some of these trials track minor adjustments in current treatments, while others test radical new approaches such as molecularly targeted therapies, in which specific cell signaling processes are manipulated in hopes of blocking the pathways that allow cancers to grow. More...

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Episode IV: Prevention and Screening

Are you doing everything you can to protect yourself and your family?

Cancer research and treatment is at the beginning of a whole new era of targeted, molecular treatments. This program sets the stage for understanding this. Using re-enactment, graphics and interviews, this episode presents a clear, basic explanation of how normal cells behave and cancer cells begin. More...

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